Early Childhood

Our Early Childhood Program is an extension of the family experience; a step between home and formal schooling. The day’s activities unfold in an unhurried way with each day following the same rhythm, giving the child a sense of security and consistency. Our preschool and kindergarten teachers focus on fostering the small child’s imagination and […]

Elementary School

We transition children from Early Childhood to Elementary School with their love of self and learning intact.  The focus of school in the early years of elementary is learning to learn and loving to learn — not testing. We spend these first 2 years of formal schooling helping children transition out of the play-focused family environment […]

Middle School

Middle school students are ready to be enthusiastic critical thinkers, observing the world around them and drawing their own conclusions. We help these young adolescents expand on the knowledge from intermediate school and relate that knowledge to their own lives and their community.  All this is done while maintaining their creativity and encouraging continued mind, […]

What is Waldorf Education?

Waldorf Education, developed by Rudolf Steiner in 1919, is based on meeting each child’s learning needs at the developmentally appropriate time. Waldorf educators also carry a deep respect for each individual student and are dedicated to fostering each child’s unique gifts while inspiring a life-long love of learning. Children are taught reading, writing, science and […]

About Our School

Spring Garden is part of the long-standing Waldorf tradition, a worldwide movement putting Rudolf Steiner’s educational philosophy into practice. We at Spring Garden Waldorf are committed to educating each child so that he or she will contribute to the future of the world with clear and creative thinking, compassion, moral strength, and courage. The Waldorf method works […]

Visit Us in 2016/2017

Spring Garden is part of the long­standing Waldorf tradition, drawing attention for what the New York Times calls, “a teaching philosophy focused on physical activity and learning through creative, hands­ on tasks… Implementing the right thing at the right time and following a multi­disciplinary approach to teaching, which is supported by modern­ day scientific research […]